Archive for June 5th, 2019

Pompeo urges China to release human rights prisoners to mark Tiananmen crackdown

Pompeo urges China to release human rights prisoners to mark Tiananmen crackdown

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday called on Beijing to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square uprising this week by releasing all prisoners jailed for [...]
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Guangdong governor promises to open up province’s economy further to counter impact of US-China trade war

Guangdong governor promises to open up province’s economy further to counter impact of US-China trade war

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Guangdong’s governor has pledged to open up the province further as it tries to cope with the challenges posed by the trade war with the US, but analysts warn there are [...]
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Thrown Huawei: Chinese leviathan’s subsea cable biz to be flogged off

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Register | 6:00 AM

Huawei is reportedly flogging off part of its undersea telecoms cable business, barely six weeks after Australia blocked its attempts to win a major cable contract. A Chinese [...]
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30 years after Tiananmen, US says hopes dashed as China defends crackdown

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States said Monday it had lost hope for human rights progress in China 30 years after the crackdown on Tiananmen Square as Beijing, in rare official comments on [...]
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Woman who told of Chinese internment camps headed to Sweden

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The lawyer for a Chinese woman who attracted international attention after she fled to Kazakhstan and spoke publicly about working in Chinese internment camps says his client [...]
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Gene mutation meant to protect from HIV ‘raises risk of early death’

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

A genetic mutation that a Chinese scientist tried to create in twin girls born last year, in the hope of protecting them against HIV, has been found to raise the risk of an [...]
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US trial begins in case of missing Chinese scholar

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of an American university student accused of kidnapping a visiting Chinese scholar who has been missing for two years and is presumed [...]
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China expresses ‘strong dissatisfaction’ with US statement on Tiananmen anniversary

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s embassy in the United States expressed “strong dissatisfaction” on Tuesday towards the United States’ remarks on the 30th anniversary of the [...]
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Silence, suppression in China on 30th Tiananmen anniversary

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China marked 30 years since the deadly Tiananmen crackdown on Tuesday with a wall of silence and extra security, as it traded barbs with the United States over its human [...]
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Nokia says it has moved ahead of Huawei in 5G orders

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Nokia has attracted increased interest in its next-generation telecoms equipment in recent weeks, helping it to move ahead of Chinese rival Huawei in total 5G orders, one of [...]
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Tiananmen: When China shifted from solidarity to stability

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The young woman lay on a mat in the concrete hallway of a Beijing hospital on June 4, 1989. She weakly held up an X-ray showing a bullet in her shoulder. Knowing I was a [...]
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China, Germany ‘agree to uphold global multilateral order’ in Berlin talks

China, Germany ‘agree to uphold global multilateral order’ in Berlin talks

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

China said on Monday that it had Germany’s support in defending the global multilateral order, as its trade war with the US continues to escalate. Foreign ministry [...]
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The Latest: China attacks Pompeo statement on Tiananmen

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are preparing for a candlelight vigil [...]
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Chinese gamers threaten Cherry with boycott after storm over keyboard giveaway aimed at ‘men only’

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A German company best known for keyboards popular with online gamers faces a boycott in China after it fired back with graphic language at social media users who complained [...]
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Commentary: China is just biding its time in this trade war

05-Jun-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

If US persists with high tariffs for too long, it will end up ceding space in the global economy to China, says Kaushik Basu. The biggest risks facing the world economy today [...]
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